Everything you wanted to know about choosing a router, making a router table, using a router to shape wood, making joints using a router. Routers can do an amazing variety of tasks in the workshop, from shaping molding to cutting joinery, but which type is the best investment - trim router, plunge router, multi-base router? Along with shop-tested buying advice, Routers and Router Tables includes complete plans for four complete router tables and routing workstations, a spiffy router lift, plus several more auxiliary fences for special operations such as raising panels and jointing edges. Also included are dozens of proven photo-illustrated shop tips and router table add-ons, along with a special section on amazing sliding dovetail joints, which can only be made on the router table. As part of the Tool Smarts Series from American Woodworker, Routers and Router Tables is a must-have book for all woodworkers, regardless of skill level. It covers everything a woodworker needs to know about this important tool.